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Goal:

  • have a GRUB menu entry which will boot *Ubuntu on a USB stick.

Constraints:

  • GRUB, NOT GRUB2.
  • Currently trying with KUbuntu 10.04.3, but any other flavour/version will be accepted.

At this moment, file menu.lst is as follows:

default 0
timeout 15
#
# KUbuntu menu entry
title KUbuntu
root (hd0,1)
kernel /casper/vmlinuz root=UUID=<uuid> ro quiet splash
initrd /casper/initrd.lz

where <uuid> is replaced with the UUID of the (hd0,1) partition, in which I have copied all the contents that are inside the KUbuntu ISO file.

When I boot, it shows up a pink splash screen... http://scr3.golem.de/screenshots/1003/ub_1004b1/thumb480/01_ubuntu_1004_beta.png (... I can hear the CD drive doing something, though the Live CD is not therein)

... and then it stops booting, and brings me to a BusyBox command line because "No init found. Try passing the init= bootarg."

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closed as too localized by jrg Feb 26 '12 at 21:49

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Have you looked into this thread on ubuntuforums.org? –  nitstorm Sep 12 '11 at 21:21
    
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